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Respect for Marriage Act

Keshet and URJ have written a letter to Congress, urging them to pass this bill. Read the letter and learn about the 106 Jewish organizations that have signed on here. Download this resource as a PDF! When a couple stands together under the chuppah / wedding canopy, the traditional words…

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Where You Go I Will Go: Same-Sex Marriage & Jewish Law

In 2015, same-sex marriage became legal across the US. Changing “bride” and “groom” to “spouse” on licenses was all it took to put marriage equality into effect. But Jewish marriage ritual is trickier; its words are based on concepts of acquisition – in ways not well suited to same-sex or…

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